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"Abortion is never justified

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"ABORTION IS NEVER JUSTIFIED" C. As a Roman Catholic Christian, I believe abortion is wrong in most cases. Although in some cases abortion can be justified. I believe abortion is the killing of an innocent child. This is not just because I am a Roman Catholic, but because I have examined both points of view and have found that the reasons for having an abortion do not out weigh moral justification that abortion is right. In this remaining part of this coursework, I will be examining the different views on the topic of whether abortion is right or wrong and the reasons behind the different views on abortion. I believe that abortion is wrong up to a certain extent because God is the creator of all human life and it is his decision when we are to die or not. I believe that if someone takes away life in certain cases, it is like 'playing God'. ...read more.

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If a woman ended up having more than one child, abortion would be suggested. I believe that abortion is not a solution to population control, even in the direst state of circumstances. Many groups of people including organisations such as the PCA (which is open to anyone from all different religious backgrounds), believe that a woman's right to an abortion is primarily her own. They believe this because a right to an abortion is a right to the control of ones own body. They also may suggest examples to back up their belief. For example, they may suggest that if a woman was to twist her ankle, it is not up to anyone else but herself whether or not she uses crutches. I personally, do not believe that aborting a child and twisting one's ankle are comparable, as they are completely two different issues. The issue of having an abortion carries heavy moral implication due to the way that society views such action. ...read more.

Conclusion

Medical tests are never 100% accurate. An example of a high profile disabled person leading a fulfilled life is Steven Hawking. Secondly, would the same argument be justifiable after birth? These are two arguments which have to be taken into consideration when deciding to carry out an abortion. Finally I believe that if a child will endanger the life of the existing mother, an abortion is justifiable as we must take care of the present life. Even though some may say this is an evil, not showing care and compassion for the living is also an evil. This world is not perfect. Making the right choice is 'is sometimes the acceptance of the lesser of two evils'. In conclusion, in most cases abortion is not justifiable although there can be some allowances in certain situations. Every man/woman has his/her own mind. We must not condemn people but only advice them of what to do. As a Christian, I do not accept the act of abortion completely although, I can understand that other people have their own views. ...read more.

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